IndyCar vow to improve safety after Dario Franchitti crash

IndyCar announce that they will try to make races safer following Dario Franchitti's crash at the Houston Grand Prix.

IndyCar officials have announced that they will try to improve safety during races following Dario Franchitti's crash.

The four-time world champion was hospitalised after breaking two vertebrae in his spine when he slammed into a wall during the Houston Grand Prix on Sunday.

According to BBC Sport, an IndyCar statement said: "Reducing the risks that are associated with racing is one of our highest priorities."

English driver Dan Wheldon suffered a fatal crash in 2011.

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